June 24, News Brief
NASA is going to set a launch date for its Artemis 1 moon rocket despite an issue that cropped up earlier this week at Kennedy Space Center.
Florida gas prices are still dropping. Triple-A’s statewide average is four-72 a gallon, down two cents from yesterday.
The Orlando Magic are selecting 19-year-old Paolo Banchero with the first overall pick in the NBA Draft. The 6-10, 250 pound power forward from Duke was the ACC Rookie of the Year Meanwhile, the Miami Heat drafted Serbian forward Nikola Jovic with the 27th pick.
A 99-year-old matriarch who began her agricultural career picking cotton in the Florida Panhandle. A family that got its start in the fruit business picking apples on a New York farm. And a onetime crop farmer whose team is relying on the “Chick-fil-A model of excellence” for customer service. They’re among a list of people vying for a long-awaited medical marijuana license earmarked for a Black farmer.
Friday marks the one-year anniversary of the collapse of a condominium building in Surfside that killed 98 people. Following the devastating collapse, lawmakers recently passed a new law to bolster the safety of condominium buildings.